Merrick Inn Restaurant to close for cleaning after employee tests positive for COVID-19
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A longtime Lexington restaurant is closing immediately.
In a Facebook post, The Merrick Inn said a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. We’re told the employee was sent home, along with the rest of the staff as a precaution.
They’ll clean and sanitize the restaurant while it’s closed and test all the staff.
This is the restaurant’s first positive case from a staff member.
Merrick Inn will reopen at 4:30 p.m. Friday.
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